Graduate Assistant for Wellness and Recreational Sport Programming

University of Alaska
June 30, 2024
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Graduate Assistant for Wellness and Recreational Sport Programming
  • Job Number: 525205

  • Classification: Graduate Assistant - Teaching (non-taxable)

  • Grade: Grad Research Student

  • Work type: Graduate Student Worker

  • Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • School/Business unit: UAF Student Services

  • Location: Fairbanks

  • Categories: Recreation/Event

  • Position Summary:

    Nanook Recreation at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking a graduate assistant to help with evening wellness and recreational sport programming and weekend special events for students. This position will work closely with the Nanook Recreation professional and student staff to plan, promote, and implement various activities that enhance the physical, mental, and social well-being of the UAF community. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences to join our team. Opportunities for professional development and assistance in pursuing professional certifications are available.


    10Assist with the marketing and outreach of programs and events through social media, flyers, newsletters, tabling etc.Essential

    10Coordinate and supervise the setup and breakdown of equipment and facilities for programs and eventsEssential

    10Monitor and enforce safety and risk management protocols for participants and staffEssential

    20Assist with the development and delivery of wellness and recreation programs such as fitness classes, recreational sports, wellness workshops, and other recreational activities for studentsEssential

    35Supervise evening wellness and recreational programming and weekend special events for studentsEssential

    5Attend regular staff meetings and trainings Perform other duties as assigned by the {SUPERVISORY STAFF MEMBER}Essential

    5Conduct surveys and evaluations to assess the needs and satisfaction of participantsEssential

    5Maintain records and reports of program attendance, budget, inventory, etc.Essential

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Must have excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Must have a passion for recreation and promoting a healthy lifestyle Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed Must have a creative mindset and be willing to try new ideas This position offers an opportunity to gain valuable experience in wellness and recreation programming in a diverse and supportive environment.

    Preferred Experience & Education:

    Previous experience in wellness, intramurals, recreation programming or related field Experience with marketing and social media management in a professional environment

    Required Experience & Education:

    Must be admitted to a graduate program at UAF, taking at least six credits and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0

    Salary Information:

    This is a 9 month position with an opportunity to work during the summer months if desired. Starting rate is $21.00 per hour.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

    This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.

    The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.

    The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

    Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

    If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Brittany Tappa, Signers' Business Office HR Coordinator, at [email protected] or 907-474-6353.

    Advertised: 21 Jul 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: 30 Jun 2024 Alaskan Daylight Time

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